Ian Brady, the famous prisoner who was convicted of murdering five children between 1963 and 1964 has died in prison.

Incidentally, Brady ‘The Moors Murderer‘ left peculiar boxes of trinkets for his prison pen pals and supporters.

Also famously known as the Moors Murderer, he died at the age of 79.

He’d spent 51 years behind bars, housed at the Ashworth High Security Hospital at the time of his death.

Famous Prisoners: Moors Murderer & Myra Hindley Sentenced To Life 

Brady was convicted alongside his girlfriend, Myra Hindley. They were convicted of abducting and killing five innocent kids. They then dumped their bodies at the Saddleworth Moor.

Both were sentenced to life in prison. Brady and Hindley confessed in the late 1980s to abducting, sexually molesting and killing the five children.

The famous prisoners agreed to killing:

  • 12-year-old John Kilbride
  • 17-year-old Edward Evans
  • 10-year-old Lesley Ann Downey
  • 16-year-old Pauline Reade
  • 12-year-old Keith Bennet

Girlfriend Hindley took part in the killings. She also shielded her lover from being arrested and duly prosecuted.

The duo revealed how the kids were killed and where their bodies were dumped at the Saddleworth Moor. Police recovered the remains of four of the victims. But, they were not able to locate the fifth victim, Keith Bennett.

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Neither of the famous prisoners would reveal where Bennett’s body was buried for police recovery.

Moors Murderer Leaves Gifts for Prison Pen Pals After Death

Myra Hindley died in November 2002. She was cremated according to her wishes. Brady died in May this year at Ashworth High Security Hospital. He had disclosed his desire to be cremated in Scotland. The police have yet to release his body for funeral proceedings.

The Moors Murderer left a cardboard of mementos he had gathered over his 51 years in prison. The famous prisoner left his:

  • Locks of hair
  • Photographs in the box

He also left sealed trinket boxes for his prison pen pals and supporters. Many of them are already flocking to the office of Brady’s solicitor in Liverpool to collect their prison pen pals gifted boxes.

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Moors Murderer Ian Brady leaves bizarre things behind after death, including trinkets for his prison pen pals.

Moors Murderer Ian Brady leaves bizarre things behind after death, including trinkets for his prison pen pals.

Charles Omedo has a degree in Mass Communication and a PGD in Digital Communication. He worked as a newspaper/magazine reporter and editor for many years. Now, he writes daily news articles for private clients. Charles has written for US/UK/Canadian/Indian clients on various niches. He currently writes prison news for loved ones of inmates on the Prison Rideshare Network.